Free CityWalk Series Now through April 18
(Universal City, CA) — Wango Tango rocks onto Universal CityWalk as So. Cal. bands compete in a free weekly Rock’n’Roll showcase for a chance to win $10,000 and an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform live on stage in the May 9 KIIS-FM-hosted Wango Tango summer concert performance.
CityWalk’s 2009 Wango Tango Break-Out Star Series will take place Saturday nights from 7-9 p.m. now through April 18. Five local bands will take to the stage during each performance in this free concert at Universal CityWalk as they vie for the ultimate prize.
On Saturday, March 28, Universal CityWalk Wango Tango Break-Out Star Series bands included: One Year Yesterday from Upland performing “Be There For You,” Tha Fam from Glendale performing “Skyy Lady,” Eddie Gomez from Los Angeles performing “Drowning,” KO the Legend from Burbank performing “She Wants 2 Get It” and ThE WallBuRdS from Long Beach performing “Hour Glass.”
To vote for your favorite bands and for updated information on the April 3, 11 and 18 bands, visit the Universal CityWalk Web site at www.CityWalkHollywood.com.
The Wango Tango Break-Out Series finalist will be announced on Friday, May 1 on the Universal CityWalk Web site. The winning band will perform at KIIS’s Wango Tango day-long concert on Saturday, May 9 alongside such rockers as American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, Black Eyed Peas, Flo Rida and Jamie Foxx.
Universal Studios Hollywood (the entertainment capital of L.A.) includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour of the CityWalk entertainment shopping and dining complex, the Universal CityWalk Cinemas and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event venue. The theme park features such groundbreaking attractions as the new mega-attraction, “The Simpsons Ride,” “Revenge of the Mummy™ – The Ride,” “Shrek 4-D™,” “Jurassic Park® – The Ride” and the world-renowned Studio Tour which takes guests behind-the-scenes of such landmark TV and movie locations and sets as Steven Spielberg’s “War of the Worlds.”
Universal Studios Hollywood is a unit of Universal Parks and Resorts, a division of Universal Studios and a part of NBC Universal. NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric with 20% controlled by Vivendi.